Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, there’s plenty to bring you to this corner of Finland. Hamina is within striking distance of the Russian border, just 35km (22 miles) away, and only 145km (90 miles) from the beautiful and vibrant Finnish capital of Helsinki - making it a great stopping off point for tourists looking to travel between the two countries. And there’s much that will appeal to business travelers too - indeed, one of only three data centers operated by Google is based within this important port town. And, if your trip is for pleasure, there are numerous sights to draw the eye - from the 18th-century-star fort of Hamina Fortress to the Town Hall and its links to the noted German architect, Carl Ludvig Engel. Whatever your reason for traveling, these top Airbnb vacation rentals offer plenty of choices when looking for accommodation options in and around Hamina. Find out more below.
Likely to appeal to couples, this one-bedroom flat will comfortably accommodate two people but it can sleep up to four if needed, thanks to the addition of a sofa bed - opening up the possibility of use by small families. It is based in the community of Karhula, roughly 19km (12m) west of Hamina along the busy Valtatie 7 road (European route E18), placing it just a 20-minute drive away. Naturally, its position near to the E18 - which stretches all the way to Helsinki - means there are good transport connections in the local area. Flat amenities include wi-fi internet, a TV, and full kitchen - the latter of which will come in useful for some home-cooked meals. There’s also free parking, which will be useful for those seeking to drive to the Finnish capital or elsewhere along the coast.
Kaksio HelilässäKotka, Finland
Top guest reviewsi love conifers and there is a terrific big pine just in front of the living room windowour family (2 adults and 3 children) had an absolutely perfect stay in this apartmentvery nice cozy apartment clean silent fully equippedthe place itself was clean very spacious and equipped with everything i neededthe apartment is large comfortable clean everything you need is
Host:they were very friendly and forthcomminghost is great helpful and very responsivebest host ever we will always choose this apartment when ever we visit kotkamatti & his sweet wife were wonderful hosts'Read more reviewsthe place is lovely in terms of walking distance of nature some attractions good shopping and transportationmatti's flat is a nice place to stay in kotka
This wooden cottage and its green setting are likely to appeal to families that are looking for a base within Hamina but also seeking peaceful accommodation. Its gardens and location, just 200 meters (650ft) from the seashore, open up plenty of possibilities in the summer months - including football and barbecues - while its position within easy reach of winter ski tracks and ski slopes means guests will also find plenty to do during winter. The property, which can comfortably accommodate four people but can sleep up to four adults and two children, also comes with unlimited high-speed internet, full kitchen, and a sauna.
75m2 ..2 bedroom,sauna,fast wifi,sea 200 metreHamina, Finland
Top guest reviewsstaying at tomi's cottage was perfect comfortable cottage in a quiet areareally good wifi i was able to have some (hidden by airbnb) calls with good qualityhamina small but very cozy city very silente and with amazing fresh airthe cottage is more spacious than expected comfortable and is situated not far from the city centerultra clean and cozy placeplace is clean and accurateit's comfortable and quite very clean and cozyit was clean and had a well equipped kitchensimple but clean with everything you needed
Host:host is very responsivetomi is a great hosti can highly recommend tomi as a good hosttomi is very friendly and ready to helptomi excellent host he was not at home when we came but he be on touch every timeRead more reviewsamazing place super location the sauna was definitely the highlightgreat location not far from highway and downtown of hamina (5 minutes by car)a lot of good place for a walk near the housemuch appreciated peaceful location with a very nice sauna heating with woodnice place good communication convenient location
This charming three-bedroom cottage is located in the countryside to the west of Hamina and north of the coastal town of Kotka. Despite its location, it is close to the Valtatie 7 road (European route E18) for onward travel to those towns and Helsinki, by car, and is also within easy reach of Kymi railway station. This newly-built wooden property comes with plenty of mod-cons too, including wi-fi internet, a full kitchen, a TV and an indoor fireplace for those frigid winter months. In the warmer months, the outside veranda and the nearby grill will also likely appeal. Past guests loved the surroundings and the wood-heated sauna.
Pikku TorppaKotka, Finland
Top guest reviewsvery nice and warm and comfortable houseRead more reviews
Host:pauliina is a great hostpauliina is a very good hostvery nice cottage and surroundings host was nice and the place was suitable for weekend stay with friendspauliina is very friendly person and she replies almost immediately to the questions
This is another option which is set within an easy reach of the Kymi rail station. And, as with entry number six, this property is operated by the same host and within the same site. However, unlike entry six, this guesthouse room is likely to appeal to smaller groups - especially couples. Capable of sleeping up to four people, but perfect for one or two people, it enjoys access to a range of mod-cons. These include wi-fi internet, a cozy indoor fire, a TV and kitchen facilities. What’s more, it’s position in the same area as option six opens up the possibility that larger groups could be accommodated by booking both properties simultaneously - availability allowing, of course.
Guesthouse TorppaKotka, Finland
Set just 2.5km (1.5 miles) outside the heart of Hamina on the banks of the local river, this two-bedroom apartment will appeal to solo travelers or couples eager to be within an easy striking distance of the town’s historic core, but will also accommodate small three-person families. It comes equipped with a full kitchen - should you prefer to cook up your own culinary creations - as well as laundry facilities, free wi-fi and a TV. What’s more, guests can also rent bikes or make free use of the host’s rowing boat to get about - opening up a few options for charming days out. Guests should bear in mind, however, that the nearest food shop for essentials is a mile away (1.5km).
HAMINA RiverHouse Apartment.Hamina, Finland
Couples or solo travelers may wish to consider this bed-and-breakfast style room, which is located in a property just five kilometers (three miles) to the west of Hamina and within easy reach of the Valtatie 7 road (European route E18) for onward travel by car. Indeed, that road is just 300 metres away (1000ft) and boasts bus links in each direction as well. The room itself - which is located within a late 19th-century farmhouse - also enjoys access to the host’s traditional wood-heated sauna, as well as most parts of the house. These include the TV, wi-fi internet, kitchen and the courtyard with an outdoor grill.
Charming Old Farm House by the RiverHamina, Finland
Top guest reviewswarm welcome clean house delicious breakfasts
Host:only 5km from town and the host is wonderfulRead more reviewsit is the perfect place to relax and spend time
Set just a mile outside the center of Hamina, this bright one-bedroom property will likely appeal to couples or business travelers but would also suit friends, thanks to its mix of single beds. It can sleep up to three people. It boasts a range of home comforts, including a TV, kitchen facilities and wi-fi internet - the latter of which will come in handy for checking your daily travel plans online. There are also laundry facilities, should you be thinking of a longer stay. Past guests were impressed, giving it top marks for location and cleanliness as well as praising the peacefulness of the surroundings and the friendliness of the host.
Located within easy reach of the Valtatie 7 road (European route E18) on the outskirts of Kotka, this two-bedroom property is well connected for public transport links and also for onward road travel to nearby Hamina. Its two bedrooms are capable of sleeping up to five people - which should appeal to families eyeing a vacation spot. Sporty types are also well catered for, as there are a pool, gym and sports arena within five minutes of the property on foot. Facilities include a fully-equipped kitchen, wi-fi internet and laundry equipment. There’s also free on-site parking. And, as with many residential Finnish homes, there’s access to a sauna too - offering a relaxing way to end your day.
Spacious 4 Room Apartment & SaunaKotka, Finland
This highly-rated cottage would make a suitable base for families or larger groups and it can sleep up to six people between its four bedrooms. Set just a couple of kilometers (1.2m) outside the historic core of Hamina, it is conveniently placed not only for the heart of the town but also local forest hikes - meaning it will likely appeal not just to those who wish to be close to amenities but also enjoy the great outdoors. The property itself comes with a number of mod-cons, including a cozy indoor fireplace and an obligatory sauna for those cold winter days, wi-fi internet, TV and a full kitchen. There’s also free parking on site, for ease of access by road. Past guests were impressed, giving it top marks for value and location.
Mikko´s cottageHamina, Kymenlaakso, Finland
Top guest reviewswifi is included and was very helpfulthe kitchen is a dream and dining room can fit everyonedogs loved the garden with the fresh grass wifi worked perfectly:)the house has a soul and we were all very comfortable and happythe house is big clean well equiped and warmRead more reviews
Host:can host up to 8 people easilymikko was very helpful and answered all our questions right awayhost has made check-in and check-out very easy for guestmikko is great host good location very comfortable stay
Enjoying strong word-of-mouth among previous guests, this newly renovated studio apartment will be an option for couples or solo travelers looking to stay within Hamina itself. However, it can sleep up to a maximum of four people thanks to an additional sofa bed. It comes with free wi-fi access and space to work on a laptop - which will appeal to those looking to get some work done on their travels. Other amenities include laundry facilities - should you plan on a longer stay or wish to pack light - as well as a TV and full kitchen. Previous guests enjoyed the comfortable interior, the flat’s proximity to local markets and the presence of car parking on site.
Happy Stay Apartment/Uusittu yksiöHamina, N/A, Finland
Top guest reviewseverything needed for a comfortable stay was on-sitethere is everything for a comfortable stayvery clean and nicely furnisheda clean apartment with access to local marketsnice clean comfortable appartement with all required facilitiesthe appartement is clean and quite cozysanna replied quickly and the place was so comfortable and clean
Host:the host was welcoming and friendlysanna is friendly and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsan easy walk to hamina city center and a quick drive to kotkathe distance to the city center was about one kilometer so we could walk there easily
Time to explore the Gulf of Finland
With plenty of accommodation options catering to everyone from solo travelers and couples to families, you’re really spoilt for choice when looking to explore the coast of the Gulf of Finland.
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